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The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is a standalone, one-of-a-kind experience and should be on the visit list for all lovers of diamonds, gemstones and jewelry.
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Last weekend the movie No Time To Die passed the $500 million global box office milestone - at a time when such benchmarks are irregularly difficult to reach -only the fifth film this year to achieve that mark.
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The Sotheby’s “Arts of the Islamic World and India” auction on October 27th features two pairs of eyewear, valued at $2 million to $3.4 million apiece, which will be sold to the highest bidder.
Upload your jewelry design submission by Friday to participate in the IGI Expressions™ Jewelry Design Competition. Eligible formats include hand-sketch or CAD file design. Participation is 100% online and free to all entrants.
The IGI Expressions™ jewelry design competition is accepting submissions until Friday October 22. IGI extends sincere thanks to our celebrated panel of jurists for their support and advocacy of new, creative talent.
One week remains for submissions to the IGI Expressions™ jewelry design competition. Free to all participants, the designs submitted will be evaluated by our esteemed panel of jurists.
Submissions are being accepted through next Friday, October 21, for The IGI Expressions™ jewelry design competition. Hand-sketched or CAD submissions will be evaluated by our esteemed panel of jurists.
We continue to spotlight the IGI Expressions™ jewelry design competition jurists, who will evaluate participants' submissions. Free to all participants, submissions can be made online through October 22.
Spotlighting another IGI Expressions™ jewelry design competition jurist, as we continue to accept submissions through October 22. Submissions will be evaluated by our all-star panel of experts.
The IGI Expressions™ jewelry design competition is accepting submissions through October 22. Submissions will be evaluated by our esteemed panel of jurists, an all-star group of experts supporting new, creative talent through IGI Expressions™.
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When new sources of green gemstones are found it's worthy of celebration, especially when it's the largest known deposit of peridot in history.
IGI has been selected for membership in the RJO, joining more than 1,000 of the most successful jewelry businesses in the USA.
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On September 23 Crater of Diamonds State Park gifted a visitor with a 4.38 carat fancy yellow crystal. This is one of more than 75,000 diamonds found by lucky visitors since the first were discovered there in 1906.
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With an increasing number of Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) members electing to carry both natural and lab grown gemstone products, the RJC has decided to develop a ‘Laboratory Grown Materials Standard.’
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While travel between the United States and Central and South America is slow for the airlines right now, it poses a potential opportunity for savvy consumers.
IGI is calling upon the world’s creatives to step forward and contribute. Submissions are now being accepted for the IGI Expressions™ Awards.
Martin Rapaport’s “State Of The Diamond Industry” Sunday breakfast is one of JCK’s best attended events. That trend continued in 2021 with a full ballroom at the Venetian Resort and hundreds watching via live stream.
Forbes, the global media brand that celebrates entrepreneurial capitalism, recently featured the "diverse, eponymous" cufflinks of David Gotlib, an Antwerp diamantaire who meticulously sends his gemstones to IGI before and after setting.
IGI invites eligible jewelry stores to become #JewelersOnAMission by describing why sustainability is important to their business. The winner will receive up to $5,000 in credits toward achieving carbon neutrality.
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When you compliment a lady on her diamond the response can vary from a bright smile to a proud origin story. But are younger generations learning “lab-grown lifestyle habits” which will increasingly inform their diamond decisions?